Table 14_1_2-3c

2009 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports

The National Healthcare Quality Report (NHQR) is a comprehensive national overview of quality of health care in the United States. It is organized around four dimensions of quality of care: effectiveness, patient safety, timeliness, and patient centeredness.

Table 14_1_2.3c
Children who had a doctor's office or clinic visit in the last 12 months whose health providers always listened carefully, explained things clearly, respected what they or their parents had to say, and spent enough time with them,a by family income,b United States, 2006
  TotalNegative/poorNear poor/lowMiddleHigh
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 75.70.975.11.771.81.676.71.477.31.5
Age0–575.31.275.62.370.02.479.52.074.72.3
6–1775.91.074.72.073.01.975.21.678.71.7
GenderMale75.41.174.82.372.52.175.81.877.11.9
Female76.00.975.51.971.01.977.61.577.51.7
RaceWhite, single race75.51.072.82.171.61.976.91.677.31.6
Black, single race77.61.778.72.873.43.378.12.381.43.5
Asian, single race67.14.4DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
NHOPI, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
AI/AN, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Multiple races75.23.2DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races76.51.076.92.071.72.178.01.577.11.6
Non-Hispanic, White76.51.274.82.970.72.778.51.877.21.7
Non-Hispanic, Black78.11.779.02.874.73.478.22.381.53.5
Hispanic, all races72.11.571.02.772.12.370.13.079.54.5
Health insuranceAny private77.21.177.63.372.63.178.01.677.61.5
Public only73.51.375.32.071.91.972.82.7DSUDSU
Uninsured67.83.364.25.965.35.6DSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationcMetropolitan75.90.974.22.071.01.876.71.578.61.5
  Large central metro75.21.674.12.469.63.276.02.579.32.8
  Large fringe metro79.31.777.14.880.82.981.72.477.92.4
  Medium metro72.92.272.75.268.53.370.43.480.13.2
  Small metro74.72.173.15.065.64.881.53.077.25.1
Nonmetropolitan74.32.178.73.375.43.576.43.563.76.0
  Micropolitan74.72.676.04.475.04.876.54.6DSUDSU
  Noncore73.53.983.74.4DSUDSU76.36.2DSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish76.50.976.41.972.21.877.81.577.51.5
Other69.81.970.33.270.52.967.03.4DSUDSU
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good76.00.975.71.871.91.676.91.477.61.5
Fair/poor64.13.663.36.6DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
CSHCNYes71.61.669.93.369.62.773.42.772.12.8
No77.00.976.81.972.51.777.91.478.81.6

a For the percentage estimates, the weights are adjusted for nonresponse based on how many of the four questions had a response.

b Negative/poor refers to household incomes below the Federal poverty line; near poor/low, the poverty line to just below 200 percent of the poverty line; middle, 200 percent to just below 400 percent of the poverty line; and high, 400 percent of the poverty line and over.

c For more information, see the MEPS entry in Appendix A, Data Sources.

DSU - Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality, or confidentiality.

Key: AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native; NHOPI: Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander; CSHCN: children with special health care needs; SE: standard error.

Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Center for Financing, Access, and Cost Trends, Medical Expenditure Panel Survey.

 

Current as of March 2010
Internet Citation: Table 14_1_2-3c: 2009 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. March 2010. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr09/14_patientcenteredness/T14_1_2-3c.html